More than half of the respondents didn't recognize the names of potential challengers to Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, who faces re-election next year.
Bouchard, a former state senator, is the best-known GOP candidate. But 56 percent of respondents did not recognize his name, according to the poll conducted Dec. 11-15 by EPIC/MRA of Lansing. Sixty-one percent of respondents did not recognize Butler's name and 75 percent did not recognize Zandstra's name
It's still way early.